Georgia invests in new RTGs

Rubber-tyred gantry crane at the Port of Savannah

Source: Georgia Ports Authority

New hybrid RTGs will help the Port of Savannah handle larger neopanamax container ships

The Georgia Ports Authority has invested US$170 million in hybrid rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal as it is redeveloped into an all-container facility.

The 55 new RTGs from Konecranes will operate using electric battery power, with diesel generators running only to recharge batteries.

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